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Friday Night is Seaside Night


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An hour of musical entertainment for a summer evening
From the Winter Gardens, Margate
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon)
Conductor, Vilem Tausky with Owen Brannigan in 'Friday Night's Old Ballad' and with Ernest Lush in 'Two Men about Music '
Diane Dubarry singing songs from the shows
and Margate Festival Choir
Conductor, George Vesey
Including music by Haydn Wood, Waldteufel, Sullivan, and Bizet
Introduced by Jimmy Kingsbury
Produced by John Tylee


Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: Owen Brannigan
Unknown: Ernest Lush
Unknown: Diane Dubarry
Conductor: George Vesey
Introduced By: Jimmy Kingsbury
Produced By: John Tylee

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